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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Imports: TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders

TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders, the No. 49 import by value totaled $729.48 million for the month of March, $2.3 billion through March of 2019, and $11.29 billion for all of 2018, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1China$1.04 B
2Japan$226.64 M
3Taiwan$163.33 M
4Canada$135.69 M
5Thailand$124.54 M
6Mexico$116.2 M
7Germany$97.03 M
8Vietnam$77.59 M
9South Korea$41.78 M
10Malaysia$41.69 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.3 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $420,766,069
2Los Angeles International Airport $297,900,647
3Port of Long Beach $205,974,524
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $131,783,182
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $102,426,591
6Port of Newark $84,489,568
7Port of New Orleans $81,797,804
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $77,552,962
9Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $71,891,905
10Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $68,370,771

U.S. imports of TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders decreased 7.61 percent through March to $2.3 billion

U.S. imports of TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders decreased 7.61 percent from $2.49 billion to $2.3 billion through the first three months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 49 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 45 for the last full year with a total value of $11.29 billion, a $477.79 million, 4.06 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,036,665,169
2Japan $226,640,754
3Taiwan $163,331,097
4Canada $135,689,574
5Thailand $124,540,167
6Mexico $116,200,785
7Germany $97,032,492
8Vietnam $77,594,295
9South Korea $41,775,347
10Malaysia $41,691,875

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $1,133,544,548
2Chicago $393,937,419
3Cleveland $338,480,256
4New York City $260,091,703
5New Orleans $239,946,886
6Seattle $216,721,374
7San Francisco $188,431,563
8Atlanta/Savannah $174,697,877
9Laredo $96,901,104
10Dallas $79,778,079

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 14.11 percent compared to last year to $420.77 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 4.85 percent compared to last year to $297.9 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 162.88 percent compared to last year to $205.97 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 29.25 percent compared to last year to $131.78 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 0.31 percent compared to last year to $102.43 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. imports from No. 1 China decreased $224.28 million, 17.79 percent, (45.11 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $146,648, 0.06 percent, (9.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan decreased $51.39 million, 23.93 percent, (7.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $13.52 million, 9.06 percent, (5.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand increased $4.96 million, 4.15 percent, (5.42 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.41 percent of all these TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.69 billion of the $2.3 billion total.

All totaled, 50.43 percent of all these TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $1.16 billion of the $2.3 billion total